Voices Behind the Vote

For the 2012 election, the KUNM newsroom produced a series of voter profiles. Everyday New Mexicans talked about the issues that matter most to them in the voting booth. I produced four profiles for the series that represented a range of perspectives on politics: A couple from Placitas, NM who identify as libertarians and areContinue reading “Voices Behind the Vote”

New Mexico: A Different Debate Over Immigration

While reporting on immigration in New Mexico, I often hear people say “New Mexico is not Arizona.” This comes from all political perspectives, including elected officials and everyday New Mexicans. I checked in with some Native American leaders in New Mexico about immigration and the 2012 elections. Laurie Weahkee, director of the Albuquerque-based Native AmericanContinue reading “New Mexico: A Different Debate Over Immigration”

The Race for Lieutenent Governor

I interviewed the candidates for Lieutenant Governor in this year’s June primary for KNME’s New Mexico InFocus.  The Democratic side had five candidates and the Republican side had two. Lt. Gov KNME also had great coverage of the race for the Republican nomination for Governor.   There were five candidates on the Republican side:  Susana Martinez,Continue reading “The Race for Lieutenent Governor”